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Indian Super League: Most attended matches in ISL history!

06:37 GMT+3 07/10/2022
Chennaiyin Kerala Blasters fc Manjappada
Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata and JLN Stadium in Kochi are biggest venues in the ISL.

The first two seasons of the Indian Super League (ISL) saw massive interest among the Indian football fans who flocked the stadiums in big numbers across the country.

The maiden season of the league saw a total of 15,90,292 people turning up at the stadiums while the second season witnessed a rise in the numbers as 16,59,808 came to watch the matches live.

Kerala Blasters were able to draw the most crowd in both seasons with an average attendance of 49,111 in season one and 52,008 in the second two.

As football returns to normalcy after a gap of two years this season, fans will be back in the stadiums cheering for their favourite clubs. Let's take a look at the most attended matches in ISL history.

  • ATK Chennaiyin FC ISL season 2

    Atletico de Kolkata 2-1 Chennaiyin (2015)

    Attendance: 68,340

    Venue: Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata

    Date: December 16, 2015

    The second leg semifinal clash in the second season between Atletico de Kolkata and Chennaiyin FC saw the Kolkata-based club beat the visitors 2-1 courtesy of Dejan Lekic and Iain Hume's strikes. Fikru Teferra netted one for Chennaiyin in the injury time which settled the tie in their favour. Chennaiyin qualified for the final with a 4-2 aggregate score.

  • Atletico de Kolkata 3-0 Mumbai City (2014)

    Attendance: 65,000

    Venue: Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata

    Date: October 12, 2014

    The first-ever match in the ISL history saw ATK beat Mumbai City 3-0 at a 65,000-strong Salt Lake Stadium. Fikru Teferra, Borja Fernandes and Arnal Llibert were on target for the hosts.

  • Kerala Blasters fans

    Kerala Blasters 0-1 Delhi Dynamos (2015)

    Attendance: 62,087

    Venue: JLN Stadium, Kochi

    Date: October 18, 2015

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi saw the biggest crowd in this match during the second season of the ISL as Kerala Blasters took on Delhi Dynamos. Richard Gadze scored the only goal of the match in the 87th minute to break the Kerala hearts.

  • Kerala Blasters FC Mumbai City FC ISL season 2 10102015

    Kerala Blasters 0-0 Mumbai City (2015)

    Attendance: 61,483

    Venue: JLN Stadium, Kochi

    Date: October 10, 2015

    Kerala Blasters' second home game in the second season of the ISL saw a huge turnout at the JLN Stadium. The hosts were held to a goalless draw by Mumbai City.

  • Kerala Blasters Manjappada

    Kerala Blasters 0-1 Chennaiyin (2014)

    Attendance: 61,323

    Venue: JLN Stadium, Kochi

    Date: November 30, 2014

    The only defeat Kerala Blasters suffered at home in the first season of the ISL was against Chennaiyin FC as Bruno Pellisari settle the game in the visitors' favour with an 87th-minute strike.